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Security update for gftp

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(Last modified: 02FEB2005)


solutions Security update for gftp SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (a9ef827a075714a192504ba06de489bd)

Applies to

Package: gftp
Product(s): Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Patch: patch-9787
Release: 20050202
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone should install this update.

Problem description

Improper handling of filenames containing slashes allowed a
malicious ftp server to overwrite files in the system if the user
used gftp. This bug has been fixed.

Solution

Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fhv gftp.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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